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[audio]Sam Rivers, Julian Priester & Tucker Martine perform (Untitled 1) at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Priester, Rivers & Martine
Julian Priester, Sam Rivers and Tucker Martine perform four untitled selections at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Untitled 1 Julian Priester, trombone Sam Rivers, saxophone Tucker Martine, electronics The presentation of this appearance was made possible with the support of Mr. & Mrs. Jim McElwee.
Keywords: Avantgarde
Downloads: 569
[audio]Sam Rivers, Julian Priester & Tucker Martine perform (Untitled 2) at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Priester, Rivers & Martine
Julian Priester, Sam Rivers and Tucker Martine perform four untitled selections at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Untitled 2 Julian Priester, trombone Sam Rivers, saxophone Tucker Martine, electronics The presentation of this appearance was made possible with the support of Mr. & Mrs. Jim McElwee.
Keywords: Avantgarde
Downloads: 439
[audio]Sam Rivers, Julian Priester & Tucker Martine perform (Untitled 3) at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Priester, Rivers & Martine
Julian Priester, Sam Rivers and Tucker Martine perform four untitled selections at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Untitled 3 Julian Priester, trombone Sam Rivers, saxophone Tucker Martine, electronics The presentation of this appearance was made possible with the support of Mr. & Mrs. Jim McElwee.
Keywords: Avantgarde
Downloads: 346
[audio]Sam Rivers, Julian Priester & Tucker Martine perform (Untitled 4) at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Priester, Rivers & Martine
Julian Priester, Sam Rivers and Tucker Martine perform four untitled selections at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Untitled 4 Julian Priester, trombone Sam Rivers, saxophone Tucker Martine, electronics The presentation of this appearance was made possible with the support of Mr. & Mrs. Jim McElwee.
Keywords: Avantgarde
Downloads: 434
[audio]Sampling and the Music of Henry Gwiazda
Minnesota-based composer Henry Gwiazda visits the KPFA studios to talk about a scheduled concert of his works at New Langton Arts. Using everyday sounds from our urban domestic landscape and sampling famous rock songs, he fashions energetic, disturbing portraits of contemporary life. At the end of the program the composer fields question and comments from the listening audience. (from KPFA Folio)
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; Popular Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; Henry Gwiazda
Downloads: 203
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society Concert (pieces by Pauline Oliveros, Ramon Sender, Morton Subotnick, Robert Moran, Doulgas Leedy, Anthony Gnazzo and Charles Shere), 1976 - Robert Moran, Anthony Gnazzo, Pauline Oliveros, Ramon Sender, Douglas Leedy, Charles Shere, Morton Subotnick
San Francisco Chamber Music Society Concert from November 15, 1976. The most unconventional composers in the Bay Area at the time, presented on a series usually host to more conventional classical music. Imagine a fish aquarium with staff lines drawn on it. Now play the fish as they move up and down the scale in the bowl. You have the concept of this infamous work that, for a short time, became the talk of the town here in San Francisco...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical; tape collage
Downloads: 1,536 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: 1973 Christmas Concert
Larry Jackson presents the first half of the San Francisco Chamber Music Society’s 1973 Christmas Concert, which he recorded on December 9, 1973 at the Lone Mountain College Chapel in San Francisco. The music includes Christmas theme choral works by a wide variety of 19th and 20th century composers, including Charles Ives, Johannes Brahms, David Kraehenbuehl, John Panyter, and Claude Debussy, and others, all performed by the Oakland Symphony Chamber Chorus under the direction of Joseph Lieblin...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Classical Music; San Francisco Chamber Music Society
Downloads: 429
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert by the American String Quartet
The second concert of the 1981-82 season of the San Francisco Chamber Music Society featured the American String Quartet. Recorded live on November 30, 1981 at the Fireman’s Fund Forum in San Francisco, this concert features works by Mozart, Janáček, and Schubert. The American String Quartet was founded in 1974, with all of its original members then still students at the Julliard School. By 1981 it was firmly established as one of the country’s most prominent quartets, and was at the time...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Chamber Music; San Francisco Chamber Music Society
Downloads: 138
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert by the Caselli Ensemble
The fourth concert of the 1981-82 season of the San Francisco Chamber Music Society, featured the Caselli Ensemble, a wind quintet made up from members of the San Francisco Symphony. The concert was recorded live, on January 25, 1982 at the Fireman’s Fund Forum in San Francisco, and featured four 20th century compositions by Carl Nielsen, Bill Douglas, Irving Fine, and Leoš Janáček. All the works are scored for bassoon, oboe, clarinet, horn, and flute, except for “Mladi” by Leoš Jan...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; San Francisco Chamber Music Society
Downloads: 147
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert by the Francesco Trio
In a concert sponsored by the San Francisco Chamber Music Society, and originally recorded on April 17, 1978, violist John Graham joins the Francesco Trio, in a performance of chamber works by Johannes Brahms, Earl Kim, and Antonín Dvořák. The Francesco Trio, a popular San Francisco Bay Area ensemble, consisted of David Abel on violin, Bonnie Hampton on cello, and Nathan Schwartz on piano. In this concert they perform a viola and piano sonata by Brahms, a piano trio by Earl Kim, and a piano q...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Chamber Music; 18th century classical; 20th century classical; Sonatas
Downloads: 232
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert by the Francesco Trio
The final concert of the 1980-81 season of the San Francisco Chamber Music Society featured the Francesco Trio with guest violist John Graham, performing both modern and classical chamber works. The concert began with Tōru Takemitsu’s “Hika”, a work which, according to the program guide “recalls the language of the Schoenberg school, with the large melodic leaps and the extreme shifts of register...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 126
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert by the Lenox Quartet
The sixth concert of the 1980-81 season of the San Francisco Chamber Music Society featured the Lenox String Quartet performing works by Mozart and Beethoven as well as the world premier of Robert Basart’s “Imaginary Song,” which was commissioned by the Society and written specifically for the Lenox String Quartet. The two works by Mozart are, according to the program guide: “the third and fifth of a group of six quartets composed by the sixteen year old Mozart in Milan while on his thir...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Music; Chamber Music
Downloads: 259
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert by the Lyric Wind Quintet
The Lyric Wind Quintet presented this excellent program at the Fireman’s Fund Theater in San Francisco on February 19, 1973. Introduced and recorded by Larry Jackson, this concert, sponsored by the San Francisco Chamber Music Society featured Franz Danzi’s “Quintet in G Minor”, Joann Feldman’s “Woodwind Quintet”, and Irving Fine’s “Partita for Wind Quintet”. The program then concluded with Arnold Schoenberg’s “Quintet for Wind Instruments,, Op...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 123
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert by the New Hungarian Quartet
From the last half of a concert recorded on October 22, 1973 at the Fireman’s Fund Theater and sponsored by the San Francisco Chamber Music Society, the New Hungarian Quartet perform Franz Schubert’s “String Quartet No. 15 in G Major, Op. 161” and the third movement of Claude Debussy’s “String Quartet in G Minor”. The members of the quartet are Andor Toth and Richard Young, violins, Denes Koromzay, viola, and Andor Toth, Jr., cello...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Music; Classical Music
Downloads: 188
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert by the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players
Larry Jackson introduces a concert featuring works by six contemporary West Coast composers, performed by the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, under the direction of Jean-Louis LeRoux, at the Fireman’s Fund Auditorium in San Francisco on March 22, 1976. The pieces heard are the trio “Timepiece” by Lawrence Moss, two songs by Loren Rush and Robert Basart, a quintet called “Capriccios” by Karl Kohn, and two world premieres, “Dualities” for solo harp by David Sheinfeld, and t...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Music; 20th Century Classical; Chamber Music
Downloads: 80
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert by the San Francisco Trio
Recorded on April 18,1977 at the Fireman’s Fund Theater in San Francisco, a concert by the San Francisco Trio, featuring piano trios by Beethoven, Schumann, and Mendelsshon, as well as the world premiere of Olly Wilson’s “Trio,” which was commissioned by the San Francisco Chamber Music Society’s Norman Fromm Composers Award, and composed especially for the San Francisco Trio. This work consists of a central movement framed by a very short introduction movement which is repeated at the ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Classical Music; Piano Trios
Downloads: 431
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert by the Telluride Chamber Players
The fifth concert of the 1981-82 season of the San Francisco Chamber Music Society featured the Telluride Chamber Players performing works by Ernest Bloch, David Sheinfeld, Efrem Zimbalist, Ottorino Respighi, and Gabriel Fauré. Sheinfeld, who was at the concert, provides an introduction for the premiere of his “Threnody” which is scored for solo violin, as well as sharing some of his memories about living in Rome in the early 20th century, where he was then studying with Respighi...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Music; Chamber Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 183
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert from March 10
The fifth concert of the 1979-80 season of the San Francisco Chamber Music Society, featured a fascinating mixture of very old and quite new music. The program began with a short talk about and demonstration of the piri, an oboe like instrument used in Korean music, by the noted musicologist, Jonathan Condit. This is all by means of introduction to Isang Yun’s 1971 composition “Piri” which is scored for oboe and performed here by William Bennett...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Music; Classical Music
Downloads: 177
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert from October 1976
The 1976 season of the San Francisco Chamber Music Society, began with this concert of music for cello and piano. Cellist Gabor Rejto and pianist Adolph Baller present a program that includes Sonatas by Ludwig van Beethoven, Bohuslav Martinů, Claude Debussy, and Johannes Brahms. Recorded at the Fireman’s Fund Auditorium in San Francisco on on October 25, 1976 by program host Steve Wolfe, this fine chamber music concert concludes with an encore of Beethoven’s “Seven Variations on a Theme f...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Classical Music; Chamber Music
Downloads: 572
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert of Violin and Piano Music
From the Fireman’s Fund Theater in San Francisco on March 19, 1973, a San Francisco Chamber Music Society concert featuring violin and piano music performed by Daniel and Machiko Kobialka. Larr Jackson hosts this broadcast which includes works by Domenico Gallo, Fred Fox, and Johannes Brahms. The first work a Sonata in E Major was formally attributed to Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, but is now thought to have been composed by Gallo...
Keywords: San Francisco Chamber Music Society; KPFA-FM; Music; Chamber Music
Downloads: 195
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Concert of Vocal Music with Stephanie Friedman
The first concert of the 1981-82 season of the San Francisco Chamber Music Society featured a performance of 20th century art songs by mezzo-soprano Stephanie Friedman, accompanied by a variety of San Francisco Bay Area musicians. Featured works included Edward Lawton’s “Medieval Triptych” a musical setting of 13th century texts; four poems by James Joyce as set to music by David Del Tredici; and three “Madegascan Songs” by Maurice Ravel with texts by the poet Évariste Parny...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 130
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Performance of “El Cimarrón”
The final concert of the 1981-82 season of the San Francisco Chamber Music Society featured Hans Werner Henze’s “El Cimarrón,” a recital for four musicians. The work, which is divided into fifteen tableaus or songs, is based on the true story of Esteban Montejo, a cimarrón or runaway African slave and fighter for Cuban independence, who told his tale to author Miguel Barnet in 1963 when Montejo was 104 years old...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Music; 20th Century Classical; Chamber Music
Downloads: 167
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: A Recital by Margaret Fabrizio on a Clementi Piano
The sound of another era can be heard as Margaret Fabrizio performs on the piano built by Muzio Clementi, and used by Mozart and Beethoven. The instrument (restored after being brought to the San Francisco Bay Area as a furniture antique), is now part of the Frank V. de Bellis Collection. Live and in stereo from the Fireman’s Fund Theater in San Francisco. (from KPFA Folio)
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Music; Classical Music; Piano music
Downloads: 227
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: An Evening of Music by American Composers
Recorded on May 17, 1971 at the Fireman’s Fund Theater in San Francisco, this is the last half of a concert of music by American composers, sponsored by the San Francisco Chamber Music Society. Starting after the intermission, this portion of the concert featured Ruth Crawford Seeger’s “String Quartet.” This was followed by a selection of hymns originally published in the famous “Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion,” a shape note hymn and tune book compiled by William Walker in t...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Music; Classical Music; Chamber Music
Downloads: 133
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: Lucy Stoltzman & Friends in Concert
The third concert of the 1981-82 season of the San Francisco Chamber Music Society featured violinist Lucy Stoltzman and clarinetist Richard Stoltzman performing a program of mostly 20th century chamber works, with added accompaniment by Robin Sutherland on piano, and Michael Grebanier on cello. The program begins with Johannes Brahms’ “Sonatensatz.” the fourth and only extant movement from a sonata jointly composed by Brahms, Albert Dietrich, and Robert Schumann...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 123
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: Music from France
Pianist Janet Guggenheim organized this unique tribute to 20th century Gallic masters. Works heard included a little known sonata for trumpet and cello by Yves Chardon, Maurice Ravel’s “Piano Sonatine”, Marcel Delannoy’s “Rapsodie”, Jean Françaix’s sonata for trumpet and piano, and Vincent d’ Indy’s “Trio” for clarinet, cello, and piano. The concert, which was sponsored by the San Francisco Chamber Music Society was recorded on January 10, 1977...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Chamber Music; San Francisco Chamber Music Society
Downloads: 284
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: Subotnick and Friends
The fourth concert of the 1980-81 season of the San Francisco Chamber Music Society featured Morton Subotnick and friends, commemorating this composer-clarinetist’s appearance at the first Society concert held on November 21, 1961. In this return engagement, Subotnick performs Beethoven’s “Trio in B-Flat, Op. 11” as well as his own “Two Life Histories: A Melodrama.” The concert then concludes with Béla Bartók’s “Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion.” In his “Two Life Histor...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; San Francisco Chamber Music Society; Music; Chamber Music
Downloads: 140
[audio]San Francisco Chamber Music Society: The Fresk Quartet, 1978
The Swedish ensemble, the Fresk Quartet, made its San Francisco Bay Area debut in 1978, performing string quartets by Ludwig Van Beethoven, Johan Wikmanson, and Claude Debussy. The Fresk Quartet was formed in 1965 by four young students from Stockholm and spent the next decade performing through Northern Europe, the Soviet Union, Canada, and Australia. The Quartet specializes in works by Swedish composers including many contemporary composers, and has recorded a number of albums for the Caprice ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; Classical Music; Chamber Music; Fresk Quartet
Downloads: 705
[audio]San Francisco Opera Special
A 1989 review of the San Francisco Opera season in the national publication, “Musical America” raised the roof on a storm of controversy: Is the Opera so beholden to superstar soloists that the Pavarottis of the world are no longer tenors but conductors, directors and personnel managers as well? Is the Opera at the mercy of the box office to the degree that it has lost its hard-won integrity built up over the years of the leadership of Kurt Herbert Adler\? Paul Moor, author of this critique,...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Opera; Music Critics; Music Patronage
Downloads: 219
[audio]Sand by Jan Pusina
“Sand” is an electronic music work, composed by Jan Pusina in 1970. Pusina began his career as a composer while studying physics and music at the University of California in Berkeley, where he received a Master of Music degree in 1969. He has specialized in electronic and live electro-acoustic music, as well as performing on the horn as a co-principle of the Kensington Symphony Orchestra and the principle horn with the New Millennium Strings, and other San Francisco Bay Area chamber ensemble...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electronic
Downloads: 101
[audio]Sarenco and the Visual and Sound Poetry of Italy
During the 1970s in Italy, a group of visual poets stirred up quite a scene around Florence. The ring leader, a young poet who goes by the name of Sarenco issued a periodical called Lotta Poetica (Poetic War), a communist, anti-imperialist, anti-capitalist monthly devoted primarily to poetry with visual elements. Members of this Gruppo 70 as they came to be called included Eugenio Miccini, Luciano Ori, Lucia Marcucci, Giusi Coppini, Michele Perfetti and Lamberto Pignotti...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Inter-Media; Visual Arts; Sound Poetry
Downloads: 338
[audio]Saroyan: My Name Is William
The reminiscences of renowned author William Saroyan about growing up in Fresno during the early part of the century. Charles Amirkhanian and Vic Bedoian present a collage of traditional Armenian music, readings from Saroyan's stories of Fresno experiences and the author's own radio biography exclusively made for this broadcast. (from KPFA Folio)
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Other Finds; William Saroyan
Downloads: 418
[audio]Scenes From A New Music Seance - Kate Stenberg, Eva-Maria Zimmer
Track Listing:Tombeau5 Stucke, Op. 41 - 5 Stucke, Op. 41: JazzKate Stenberg, Eva-Maria Zimmer / Violin Sonata * - Violin Sonata: BalladeKate Stenberg, Eva-Maria Zimmer / Rippling The LampViolin Sonata - I. Vibrante AgitatoViolin Sonata - II. BuoyantViolin Sonata - III. Mistico IntenseViolin Sonata - IV. AllegroKate Stenberg, Eva-Maria Zimmer / Sonata No. 2 For Violin, Piano And DrumsKhirgiz Suite, Op...
Keywords: Other Classical; Other Minds Records; OM Records
Downloads: 4
[audio]Schoenberg vs Cage: A Segment from Jonathan Cott's interview with John Cage - Jonathan Cott & John Cage
Jonathan Cott, then just 19, interviews John Cage and challenges his worth as a composer in a series of questions regarding his teacher Arnold Schoenberg. Visit radiOM.org for original program with the complete interview.
Keywords: Interview; New Music; John Cage
Downloads: 1,252 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Seahorse Butterfly Cuckoo Bee Swan Zebra Owl
Members of the Richmond Experimental Chorus perform Jordan Stenberg's song “Seahorse Butterfly Cuckoo Bee Swan Zebra Owl” from Stenberg's cycle of meditational songs, “Music in Bong”. Recorded on March 6, 1972 at the KPFA studios.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Jordan Stenberg
Downloads: 281
[audio]Selected Songs by Erik Satie
From a program first broadcast in 1969, Howard Hersh introduces a veritable cornucopia of songs composed by Erik Satie, with a sprinkling of Satie’s solo piano music and a song cycle by his friend Claude Debussy included for added seasoning. Although Satie is perhaps best known for his serene works for solo piano as well as his many dramatic works, he also produced a selection of song cycles and cabaret songs...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Art songs, piano music, cabaret music
Downloads: 275
[audio]Selected Writings and Music of Erik Satie
A program first broadcast in 1968 featuring Howard Hersh reading excerpts from the collected writings of French composer and pianist Erik Satie. The selections, which seem to be taken from assorted lectures, essays, and perhaps diary entries are both whimsical and enlightening. Subjects vary from his love for cabbage soup (only surpassed by his love of his mother); a schedule of activities; a list of his preferred diet (only white foods); comments on the education system of France; as well as th...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; documentaries, classical music, piano music, 20th century classical
Downloads: 212 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Selections for Saxophone and Tape by Barton McLean and Kevin Hanlon
Three works for saxophone and tape as performed by Albert Regni. First up is “Dimensions III” and then “Dimensions IV”, both by Barton McLean, who dedicated them to his collaborator and performer, Regni. These are followed by “Variations” by Kevin Hanlon which is scored for alto saxophone and tape delay.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; New Music
Downloads: 147
[audio]Serge Koussevitzky: Master of the Double Bass
A recording of two works composed or arranged, and performed by Serge Koussevitzky on double bass and Pierre Luboshutz, on piano. The first piece is an arrangement for piano and double bass, of the Largo movement of Henry Eccles “Sonata No. 11 in G Minor.” This is followed by Koussevitzky’s own composition “Chanson Triste.” The occasional scratchy quality of this historical early 20th century recording takes nothing away from the deep, mournful, and resonant sound of these two pieces, ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Classical Music; Double bass and piano music
Downloads: 326
[audio]SF Symphony's New and Unusual Music: Interview with Reinbert De Leeuw, John Adams and Henk Guittart
Charles Amirkhanian interviews Reinbert De Leeuw, the conductor of the Netherlands based, Schoenberg Ensemble backstage during a concert by the Ensemble given as part of the 1983 San Francisco Symphony’s New and Unusual Music series. Joining them in conversation is Henk Guittart, violist with the Ensemble, and John Adams, composer and director of the that year’s series of concerts. Topics touched upon include the origins of the Schoenberg Ensemble and its repertoire of mostly early 20th cent...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; 20th Century Classical; Classical Music; Schoenberg Ensemble
Downloads: 55
[audio]Shehnai Nawaz Bismillah Khan
Master shehnai (Indian oboe) player Bismillah Khan plays three ragas, accompanied by unidentified tabla and tamboura players. Born in 1916, to a family of court musicians, Khan was perhaps the person most responsible for popularizing shehnai music in the modern era. This particular recording was made in the 1960s. Khan died in 2006.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; World Music; Bismillah Khan
Downloads: 10,461
[audio]Shibui Is The Word: Contemporary Music in Japan, 1961 - Heuwell Tircuit, Glenn Glasow
Heuwell Tircuit, American music critic in Tokyo, explains the success of some contemporary music in Japan. He also accounts for the incredible musical activity and illustrates with recordings in this conversation with Glenn Glasow. This program was recorded on March 4, 1961 at KPFA.
Keywords: Documentary; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 654
[audio]Shostakovich Memorial with Nicolas Slonimsky
Russian-American musicologist, composer and conductor Nicolas Slonimsky talks by phone with then KPFK Music Director David Cloud about the music and life of the "Russian and Modern Romanticist", Dmitri Shostakovitch. The interview was originally recorded on 8/11/75, 2 days after the death of the composer, and re-broadcast on KPFA the same day a year later.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Composers; Musicologists; Dmitri Shostakovich; Nicolas Slonimsky
Downloads: 699
[audio]Silicon Valley Breakdown by David A. Jaffe
David A. Jaffe is an American composer who has written extensively for a wide variety of ensembles, yet is perhaps best known for his work with electronic and computer music, including “Silicon Valley Breakdown,” which is featured in this recording. Jaffe, a skilled multi-instrumentalist who began his career as a member of various bluegrass, folk, and rock bands, received his doctorate in music at Stanford...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Computer Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 229
[audio]Silvestre Revueltas
A program prepared by KPFK music director, William Malloch, on the orchestral music of Silvestre Revueltas, the colorful Mexican composer. Malloch illustrates the composers tendency to orchestrate Mexican folk music and compares two performances of Sensemayá in which the tempos of the piece varies dramatically. Also included is the broadcast of a rare recording of a lengthy suite compiled by the conductor Jose Limantour, from Revueltas music to the film La Noche de los Mayas...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; KPFK; Interview and Music; Orchestral Music; 20th Century Classical; Silvestre Revueltas
Downloads: 558
[audio]Since When Has the Bright Moon Existed? - Kui Dong
Track Listing:Kui Dong / Shui Diao Ge Tou and SongKui Dong / Miniature VKui Dong / Miniature VIKui Dong / Miniature VIIKui Dong / Let Frogs and Crickets Carry It OnKui Dong / Spring (Re-Mastered)Kui Dong / SummerKui Dong / AutumnKui Dong / Winter This album can be purchased from the Other Minds webstore.You can explore the Other Minds site at www.otherminds.org for more music, events, and updates.
Keywords: Other Classical
Downloads: 2
[audio]Six Early Works by Donald Erb
Although perhaps best known for his electro-acoustic works, American composer Donald Erb was a talented composer of 20th century contemporary classical and band music, as these early recordings clearly testify. This recording features works for a variety of band, chamber, choral, and orchestral ensembles all featuring student musicians from the Bakersfield High School in central California.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Band Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 89
[audio]Six Modern Swedish Composers
In a program that was probably first broadcast in 1969 or 1970, Bennett Tarshish presents the works of six 20th Century Swedish composers. The program begins with a piece of electronic music by Jan Morthenson, entitled “Neutron Star”. Next, is a work scored for soprano and chamber ensemble called “Landscape of Dreams” by Maurice Karkoff. This is followed by an electro-acoustic work by Jan Bark, called “Bar”, on which the composer plays all the instruments as well as providing all ele...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Classical Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; Swedish composers
Downloads: 359
[audio]Six Modern Swedish Composers
In a program that was probably first broadcast in 1969 or 1970, Bennett Tarshish presents the works of six 20th Century Swedish composers. The program begins with a piece of electronic music by Jan Morthenson, entitled “Neutron Star”. Next, is a work scored for soprano and chamber ensemble called “Landscape of Dreams” by Maurice Karkoff. This is followed by an electro-acoustic work by Jan Bark, called “Bar”, on which the composer plays all the instruments as well as providing all ele...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; Swedish Composers
Downloads: 288
[audio]Six Sonnets Composés au Secret par Jean Cassou by Darius Milhaud
A recording of Darius Milhuad’s settings of poems, written in a prison camp by Jean Cassou, composed for unaccompanied vocal quartet or chorus, in 1946. This performance is taken from a June 5, 1962 concert by the Berkeley Chamber Singers, directed by Tikey Zes. Jean Cassou was a French poet and member of the French Resistance who wrote a collection of sonnets while in a Vichy prison, and had them published under a pseudonym in 1944.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Choruses
Downloads: 263
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